Performance of Abel Gance’s 1927 masterpiece Napoleon, September 24, 2007
at the Coliseum in Rome with the Triptych being shown on an 8.5 x 33 meter screen. The screen was built next to the Arch of Constantine on the Plazza del Colloseo, with the seating area and projection room in the Via de San Gregorio.
Napoleon image copyright; Zoetrope Corporation and The Film Preserve, Ltd, with permission
Courtesy: Boston Light & Sound, Inc.
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